President, North Star Group, Washington D.C.
Veronica Slajer is President and Principal Advisor for Communities and Social Performance at the North Star Group, an advocacy, research and community engagement firm she founded in 2002. North Star Group has offices in Anchorage, AK, Washington D.C., and now Paris. Ms. Slajer has more than 30 years of experience with economic development, community engagement, stakeholder relations, and matters affecting rural communities and Indigenous peoples. Ms. Slajer holds a Master of Rural Development degree with a concentration on community engagement in the mining and extractive industries from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.